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South Sudan's Rebels Claim Control of Key Oil Town

Rebel fighters in South Sudan say they have re-taken control of Bentiu, the capital of oil-producing Unity State.A spokesman for former vice president and opposition leader Riek Machar says fighters recaptured Bentiu on Tuesday. In a VOA interview , spokesman James Gatdet Dak said the opposition is attempting to shut down all oil production in South Sudan because it does not want the government to use revenues from oil sales to buy weapons. He said opposition fighters have given oil...

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